Farm and Home

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Chester White Hogs Made Good Pets on the Family Farm

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An Iowa woman reminisces about the Chester White hogs that her family raised on their homestead

Ornery Livestock on the Family Farm

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Oregon woman relates how, as a child, her livestock often made life interesting on her family farm

Raising Geese on Family Farm Helped Put Iowa Woman Through College

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Raising geese during high school on her family farm gave one woman the added funds she needed to pay for her education

Holstein Bull Was a Troublemaker on the Family Farm

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Oregon woman remembers a close encounter with a yearling Holstein bull while cycling to school from her family farm


Wild Blackberries: Blackberry Jam and Mischief on the Family Farm

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While picking wild blackberries for blackberry jam, a woman comes upon a berry-thieving duo of family farm animals

Farm Boys: Childhood Pranks on a Family Farm

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Louisiana man remembers the story of a prank played by his brothers on a rice farm in the deep South

Family Farm's Work Horses Gentle with Small Children

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A Michigan woman tells childhood stories about rationing, sugar beets, and work horses on her family farm

Fresh Air and Freedom on the Family Farm

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Pennsylvania woman relates her experiences with farm life while growing up on the family farm

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